Thomas 'Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night'

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“Do not go Gentle into that Good Night” tells of a son near his father’s death bed. The poem shows the raw power of emotion presented by Thomas. The poem is written to address his father dying, and encouraging him to cling to life. The third line of the poem, “Rage, rage against the dying of the light.”(“Good Night” 3) The word rage is used to show the anger and frustration the author feels about his father dying. The dying of the light is used to show that life is like daytime. The light is started with the sunrise which is like a birth, and the light ends with sunset which is the death.
The author in lines seven and eight uses a metaphor to compare the men 's life with ocean waves. “Good men, the last wave by, crying how bright / Their
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